What recruiter hasn’t experienced this? As you read over a candidate’s resume, you come across vague phrases like ‘highly skilled in Excel,’ ‘expert PowerPoint maker,’ or maybe even ‘master in Microsoft Word.’ These are claims that anyone can make. Are you really supposed to believe that someone is a “master in Word”?
We’ve all seen those math questions that include the words “Explain how…” and “Show your work”. And you know a lot of students are sitting at their desks thinking, “I’m in a math class, why am I writing an essay?!”